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Offline JHMNY

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Vehicle Crashes into Restaurant on Roosevelt Ave
« on: July 06, 2020, 09:31:43 AM »
These are screenshots from videos posted to the Citizen App last night as a car crashed into Corazones Restaurant by 86th St and Roosevelt Ave. It appears that the car backed up into the restaurant. I didn't see information about diners seated outdoors when this happened. I hope there weren't any.




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Re: Vehicle Crashes into Restaurant on Roosevelt Ave
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2020, 10:14:25 AM »
This is sickening.
From the looks of it, there was on street seating, as there is a plywood base in the photo. Also, the vehicle is front first. To me, that cries, U-Turn gone awry. This is horribly upsetting.

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Re: Vehicle Crashes into Restaurant on Roosevelt Ave
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2020, 10:29:25 AM »
Article on ABC7 - the video is the same video that's on citizen's app.

https://abc7ny.com/car-slams-into-queens-restaurant-crash-in-building/6301623/

JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens (WABC) -- A car that slammed into a Queens restaurant injured eight people Sunday night.

The incident happened on Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights.

One of the eight people injured is listed in serious condition, according to the FDNY.

It's not been determined if any criminality was involved and the investigation is ongoing.

Offline ClydeM

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Re: Vehicle Crashes into Restaurant on Roosevelt Ave
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2020, 10:59:12 AM »
My friend saw it while she was walking her dog. She said that the SUV went full throttle in reverse down 87th street, and didn't event try to stop.

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Re: Vehicle Crashes into Restaurant on Roosevelt Ave
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2020, 10:25:47 PM »
When I see how close the majority outdoor seatings are so close to the ongoing Roosevelt traffic , I knew something tragic would  happen. Now I’m even more afraid to dine outdoor ;(

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Re: Vehicle Crashes into Restaurant on Roosevelt Ave
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2020, 09:26:58 AM »
I knew it was just a matter of time until something like this happened. Dangerous to be sitting in traffic, with drivers being so impatient and all the horn honking. Not great ambience. I support these places but think this is dangerous.

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Re: Vehicle Crashes into Restaurant on Roosevelt Ave
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2020, 06:08:29 PM »
I hope everyone is okay. Dining on the street like this does not appeal to me whatsoever. Not only are there dangers from vehicles, but so many other people walking by, as well.

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Re: Vehicle Crashes into Restaurant on Roosevelt Ave
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2020, 07:17:04 PM »
I knew it was just a matter of time until something like this happened. Dangerous to be sitting in traffic, with drivers being so impatient and all the horn honking. Not great ambience. I support these places but think this is dangerous.

I think it works better on side streets, but not every restaurant is lucky enough to be located on a side street, or at the corner.

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Re: Vehicle Crashes into Restaurant on Roosevelt Ave
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2020, 07:17:04 PM »